Since the Gretzky era, The Oilers are off to their best start

The Edmonton Oilers simply continue winning.

Because of their 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, the Oilers are currently 6-1-0 through their initial seven recreations, have the best record in the Western Conference, and the second best record in the NHL behind just the Montreal Canadiens.

To locate the last time the Oilers won six of their initial seven diversions, you need to go the distance back to the 1985-86 season when Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier.